A cable management guide couples with a component rack to support and guide cables. The cable management guide has offset brackets attachable to posts of the component rack to unobtrusively position cable stays into the interior of the component rack for enhanced positioning of the cables. Each of the cable stays includes a support member …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Erik Laursen
Assignees (initial): Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. (Melville, US)
Agents: George C. Rondeau, Jr. (attorney), Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (attorney), Heather M. Colburn (attorney)

The application was examined by Steven Marsh, Terrell McKinnon (USPTO dept. 3632)


  • 1. A cable management guide for a component rack having a first vertically oriented elongated …
  • 2. The cable management guide of claim 1 wherein when the cable management guide is coupled …
  • 3. The cable management guide of claim 2 wherein when the cable management guide is coupled …

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Brief Description of the Several Views of the Drawing(s)

FIG. 1 is a first perspective view of a first implementation of a cable management guide according to the present invention. FIG. 2 is a second perspective view of the cable …


Background of the Invention

1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates generally to the field of cable management. 2. Description of the Related Art Conventional equipment racks support a multitude of components …

Cross Reference to Related Application

This application claims priority benefit of provisional application Ser. No. 60/862,963 filed Oct. 25, 2006, the content of which is incorporated in its …

Detailed Description of the Invention

A cable management guide according to the present invention couples with a component rack to be readily accessible to support and guide cables attached to components in the rack or otherwise …

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Miscellaneous patent data

Claims 1-24 comprise the invention scope, the inventor's state is WA, city - Kirkland, the inventor's last name is Laursen, and his first name is Erik, categorized under Plural pipe or cable as a primary classification, developed by Erik Laursen, the known agent's name is George C. Rondeau, Jr., the exemplary claims include number 1, the application was published on Oct. 25, 2007, includes the following drawings: Second perspective view of the cable, Top plan view of the cable, First perspective view of a first, Cable Management Guide, the patent is illustrated by 10 drawings, the grant number is 08464984 (publication number), the patent was granted on Jun. 18, 2013, the applicant's state - WA, city - Kirkland, the applicant's last name is Laursen, and his first name is Erik, the application number is 11/924,444 (U.S.), assigned to a United States company, was examined by Steven Marsh, the assistant, Terrell McKinnon, the main examiner (3632 USPTO department), the invention is titled Cable Management Guide, similar patents are classified under dispensing from top, Containers with arrangements for dispensing articles, having mechanical drive, Compression spring, Showcases or show cabinets, adjustable inclination, Hand implements, e.g. grocers' scoops, ladles, paper-bag holders, cam or wedge, To hold a particular article, means on platform to level article, the patent was extended by 207 days, the patent particularly claims a cable management guide for a component rack having a first vertically oriented…, the invention details are shown in 10 figures, located in Melville (US), the assignee organization is Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Plural pipe or cable, Show stands, hangers, or shelves characterised by their constructional features, Electrically powered, Double arm. The designated search classifications include Resilient gripping clip or clasp, Plural pipe or cable, Brackets, Separable, With ring or clamp, Double arm.

Patent details
Publication number 08464984
Publication date Jun. 18, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 11/924,444
Application date Oct. 25, 2007
Application type U
Application series code 11
Extension term 207
National classification 248/68.1
Total number of claims 24
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 10
Number of figures 10
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